Aeroflot remains interested in expanding its footprint in Europe, yet "it is a great myth that Aeroflot is shopping around for airlines," Deputy DG-Corporate Communications Lev Koshliakov noted during a presentation at last week's North Hub Riga conference organized by airBaltic. The Russian carrier got involved in at least two European airline dossiers not by choice but by heritage, he said. "We were forcefully drawn in the Malev file because a Russian bank owns all its debt and contacted ...

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